Journalists' bodies condemn Telangana CM's 'bury media' remarks

Two leading journalists' bodies on Thursday expressed shock and concern over Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's remarks threatening to "bury the media 10-km under the earth" if it "insults" his state.

Outcry as Erdogan tells female reporter to `know your place`

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan today faced a new outcry over his attitude to the media and women after he branded a prominent female journalist a "shameless woman" and told her "to know your place".

Govt has initiated steps for implementation of Wage board: Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday said his government has initiated steps to ensure that the Majithia Wage Board for Journalists was implemented in the state.

China tightens state secrets rules for journalists

China will toughen curbs on journalists disclosing state and commercial secrets, a top media regulator said on Tuesday, in the latest effort by President Xi Jinping`s government to muzzle critical speech, both in traditional media and online.

Journalists protest in Hyderabad over blocking of channels

Journalists of two Telugu news channels, accompanied by members of different organisations of the fraternity, took to the streets here on Monday protesting against the blocking of their telecast in Telangana for the past three weeks and demanding immediate lifting of the ban.

Somaliland sentences 2 journalists to 3 years in jail: Colleagues

Two journalists in northern Somalia`s self-declared independent Somaliland region have been sentenced to three years in jail for false reports and defaming the government, reports said Wednesday, as rights groups condemned the sentence.

Silent journalists` protest for jailed Al-Jazeera staff

Hundreds of journalists from the BBC and other news organisations held a silent protest in London on Tuesday in support of Al-Jazeera reporters jailed by an Egyptian court.

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt, supporters stunned

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organisation" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country`s respect for media freedoms.

Released Russian journalists claim beatings in Ukraine

Two journalists working for Russian state television, who were released after three days of detention in Ukraine, on Tuesday claimed that Ukrainian nationalists beat them and extorted money.

Ukraine holding two Russian state journalists: TV channel

Ukrainian security services are holding two Russian television journalists working for a defence ministry outlet after they were detained at a government checkpoint leaving the conflict-hit east of the country, the channel said Sunday.

Employees, journos, lawyers get their "due" from Telangana govt

Good news was in store for government employees, journalists and lawyers on Wednesday as Telangana government acknowledged their role in separate statehood movement and rebuilding it going forward.

Javadekar assures justice to journalists employed on contract

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Sunday that he would look into problems being faced by journalists employed under the contract system.

Not satisfied with Pak response on journalists expulsion:India

India on Saturday said it was not satisfied with the Pakistan government`s response to the recent abrupt expulsion of two Indian journalists from that country.

Complaints over journalists` arrests in Crimea, east Ukraine

Several journalists complained Monday of arrests by Russian security services in Crimea, while Moscow accused Kiev of holding two reporters captive in eastern Ukraine.

US supports journalists in reporting freely on countries: White House

The US supports the ability of journalists to freely report on countries around the world, the White House said today on being asked about the Pakistan government`s decision asking the two Indian journalists based in Islamabad to leave the country within a week.

Pakistan tells two Indian journalists to leave within week

Pakistan has told both Indian journalists stationed in Islamabad that they must leave within a week, the journalists told , saying they had been informed that their visas would not be renewed.

Under bullet`s shadow: Amnesty International highlights media plight in Pakistan

Just days after fatal assassination bids on Pakistani journalists Hamid Mir and Raza Rumi, the Amnesty International has highlighted the plight of media workers, explaining how hey face constant life threat from various groups including the ISI and Taliban.

Gunmen detain three journalists in eastern Ukraine

Three foreign journalists were temporarily detained by pro-Russia insurgents in city in eastern Ukraine.

Syria most dangerous country for journalists: Watchdog

Syria is the world`s most dangerous country for journalists a US-based watchdog has said as it published its annual impunity index tracking unsolved killings of reporters.

Goa scribes withdraw agitation after Parrikar expresses regret

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday expressed "regret" over his statements made in context of the media, following which state`s apex journalist body, Goa Union of Journalists (GUJ), withdrew its agitation.